From the moment you step out of the car, the quiet surroundings of 4-star Carter`s Lodge in La Lucia cocoon you into a relaxed, pleasant state, and the hearty welcome from owner Carol Carter and her staff makes you feel right at home in one handshake.
Carter’s Lodge is a place to unwind and recharge, with a sundowner in hand on the patio next to the sparkling rock pool and lush gardens, teeming with birds and lovely flowers. Or, to soak up the warmth of the sun whilst relaxing and enjoying the view of the ships anchored out at sea.
Both business travellers and holidaymakers to KwaZulu Natal will find the location of this stylish guesthouse ideal being right across the road from La Lucia Mall shopping centre and the Virgin Active Gym and Health Club. General Facilities
* Braai (barbecue) | Lush Garden & Pool with Loungers
* Lounge | Communal TV with DSTV and DVD
* Hospitality Bar | Small Library
* Secure off-street parking | Each room has own security
* Children Friendly | Gay Friendly
* Visa Card, Marstercard and American Express acceptedBusiness Facilities
* Internet PC with ADSL | WiFi connection
* Fax Machine | Copier
* Communal TV & DVD player
* Limited secretarial facilities available
* Desk/Dressing Table in each roomServices
* Transfers to and from the Airport
* Restaurant bookings | Food delivery services arranged
* Laundry service (at extra charge) | Taxi`s on call
* Packed breakfast or lunch box on request
* Vegetarians catered
Elegantly decorated with a warm and cosy atmosphere, you’ll feel safe and pampered the moment you enter your room, with the first notion to plush on the comfy bed, snuggling up for a peaceful sleep.
Carol has made comfort and cleanliness a priority with white Percale linen, quality towels changed daily and all the little extras that make your stay enjoyable and memorable, like the smooth chocolate on the pillows and a glass of sherry to seal your welcome.
There are five bedrooms all with:
* Own private entrance
* Ensuite bathroom/shower
* Ceiling Fan
* Colour TV with M-Net & DSTV
* Combination Safe
* Bar Fridge
* Tea & Coffee Facilities
* White Percale linen
* Quality Towels changed daily
* Wireless Connectivity
Bedroom 1 - elegantly decorated in pale yellows, creams and white with a touch of the colours of Africa, has a king bed (or twin beds)
with a sleeper couch. Ensuite bath with shower.
Bedroom 2 - also in pale yellows, creams and white with a hints of green, has a king bed (or twin beds). Spacious ensuite shower.
Bedroom 3 - pale yellows, creams and white and a hint of green and burgundy. King bed (or twin beds). Classical ensuite bath with
Bedroom 4 - lovely bright room decorated in pale yellows, creams and white with a touch of blue. Queen bed and ensuite bath with
Bedroom 5 - is the newest room with part sea view. It is spacious and set away from the other units with its own driveway making it the
ideal honeymoon suite. Decorated in creams and stone, it has an ensuite bath for two with a separate shower.
Carter's Lodge Activities:
Carter's Lodge is just an 800m stroll to the beach, or take a walk across the road and you are in the upmarket La Lucia Mall shopping complex or, for the fitness enthusiast, at the Virgin Active Gym and Health Club.
Being situated between Umhlanga and Durban you have the best of both worlds. The metropolis of Durban with its sports stadiums, casino, golf courses, beaches, UShaka marine world, harbour cruises and a whole lot more.
Umhlanga offers a smaller more relaxed beach atmosphere by day but is abuzz at night with an abundance of restaurants and pubs, and, of course the Gateway shopping and entertainment complex - claimed to be the largest in Africa. But KwaZulu Natal isn't all about sea and shops.
If African game watching and South African history is your interest, within 45 minutes you can watch and learn about the Zulu dancing and culture, and just 2 to 3 hours away you can visit the KwaZulu Natal game parks featuring the Big 5, or take a tour to the Battlefields.
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Other Accommodation near Carter's Lodge:
Accommodation options within 8km from Carter's Lodge include:
Situated in La Lucia,Umhlanga, Bally High is a popular choice for business and leisure with easy access to the M4 and N2 highways, Armstrong Avenue, Umhlanga Ridge and La Lucia Business Parks. Bally High is a 4 Star bed and breakfast and is owner run.
Nestled between Umhlanga and Durban North in the lush green suburb of La Lucia, Bumblebees has everything to offer both the business man and tourist.
LaLuxe is a modern contemporary home designed with ultimate luxury, situated in Umhlanga and only a short walk from the beach. With spacious rooms and beautiful sunrise balconies, the perfect place to stay in a tranquil environment
Beside Still Waters Boutique Hotel is set on an acre of beautiful botanic gardens in La Lucia, Durban North, and is conveniently situated close to all major tourist attractions.
Caza Beach Guest House offers 4 star accommodation and comprises 7 luxury rooms, each of which overlooks a beautiful indigenous garden with a sparkling pool for those warm summer days.
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